Lorenzo de’ Medici was a powerful and extremely wealthy Italian statesman. In effect, he was the ruler of the Florentine Republic. The Medici family itself had gained great wealth in their era as bankers and captains of industry. They controlled just about every aspect of local society through their monopoly on the monetary
Lorenzo was a man who did great things for Texas. He was also one of the men who signed the Texas Declaration of Independence. Lorenzo’s full name is Manuel Lorenzo Justiniano de Zavala Saenz. “ Zavala’s political experience and reputation made him an ideal ally for the Texas cause.” In his life Lorenzo was dedicated to fighting oppression.
Christopher Columbus Justin Aldridge October 26 2015 Should we be celebrating Columbus day? Yes or no? My answer would be yes! Because I like having days off of school. Also he helped establish the Caribbeans and South America and he found shorter routes to the Indies, because he was smart and knew the world was round, And not flat.
On the second Monday of October in 1492, Christopher Columbus is appreciated for founding the Americas. Christopher is very honored for his duty to find the Americas. The second Monday of October is actually his birthday, but we celebrate how thankful we are to have Christopher Columbus seek the Americas. Some people don’t appreciate his discovery because he wanted to send all the slaves that can be sold to find gold. He really wanted gold so much so he was greedy.
Do you think Columbus day would be a day worth celebrating? On October 12, 1492 Christopher Columbus had found America. There are many reasons why Christopher's discovery is celebrated, and why people disagree to honor him. Mostly, everyone thinks Chris is a fantastic man because of exploring America. Some people think Christopher was a horrible person.
“The US honors 2 people with holidays bearing their names. Martin Luther King Jr, who gave his life combatting the legacy of slavery, and Christopher Columbus, who initiated it in the first place. (Confronting Columbus)”. Christopher Columbus, often known as a brave adventurer, was actually a perpetrator of genocide. Columbus Day should not be celebrated because of the horrendous behavior Columbus showed off, between the atrocities committed against the Natives and the self-absorption Columbus had, shows that he is not in fact a hero, but instead a villain.
“Love and sacrifice are closely linked, like the sun and the light. We cannot love without suffering and we cannot suffer without love” said Saint Gianna. Saint Gianna always prayed and devoutly believed in God, even when she had a difficult decision to make. She trusted God and chose life, therefore she is an inspirational role model about how to respect life. Gianna Beretta was born to Alberto and Marie Beretta on October 4, 1922.
Christopher Columbus was born in October 31, 1451 in Republic of Genoa, Italy and died May 20, 1501. He was an explorer and navigator. Columbus’ first voyage was in the Atlantic Ocean in 1492. He first voyage to sea as teenager. During his first voyage he was attacked by French privateers off the coast of Portugal.
Machiavelli opens The Prince with a dedication to Lorenzo ‘The Magnificent’ de Medici. Machiavelli adopts a remarkably deferential tone which highlights the power gap between himself and the ruler of Florence. The author emphasizes his social inferiority and presents his writing as beneath Medici “I judge this work unworthy to come into your presence” (10). Yet, Machiavelli aims to legitimize his counsel to the eyes of Medici for advising him is the highest political position that Machiavelli may aspire to reach for he was born a commoner. With that in mind, the author underlines that Medici would benefit from the outlook of a well-read ordinary citizen like Machiavelli.
Jackson Neufeld Mr. Johnson History 40S 23 December The Impact of Banking on Northern Italy During the Renaissance The Renaissance was a time period between the 14th to the 17th century, originating in northern Italy. The Renaissance movement was specifically focused on the “rebirth” of culture. This included the revival of ancient techniques in the fields of art and literature, in addition to the growth and spread of the worldview of humanism (a raised importance of secular matters).
During the Renaissance we noticed big changes every such as art, economics, culture, religion and many more. One thing that didn’t change though was a strong leader so that his people/nation can strive. Lorenzo de Medici however, was not the strong leader . He ruled with his intelligence he got from a young age and put his people first more than himself. Machiavelli did not believe this was the right way of ruling and to prove to Lorenzo he knew what he was talking about he decided to write the book called The Prince.
Christopher Columbus may have discovered the New World in 1492, but some people disagree that he should be honored with finding the new world . The USA celebrates the discovery of the new world on the second Monday in October every year, and most people agree with him being honored for finding the New World, others think not. He risked his life and the life of others to sail over the treacherous sea; however, some historians and Native Americans think he is a slaver and a murderer of millions. On the other hand other people love him, and adore him, and love the day off from work and school. In these 2 articles they have different perspectives of Christopher Columbus’ discovery.
A colonizer and statesman, Manuel Lorenzo Justiniano de Zavala was one of the most talented and capable of the many native Mexicans involved in Texas ' struggle for independence from Mexico. He was born in the villiage of Tecoh in what is now the state of Yucatan, Mexico, on October 3, 1789. While still in his teens, de Zavala became an ardent advocate of democratic reforms. As a result of his political activism, he was imprisoned in 1814 for three years. When released, he re-entered politics and by 1820 represented Yucatan in the Spanish Cortes in Madrid.
Did you know that Sebastian Vizcaino named Monterey Bay California after the Spanish Viceroy conde de Monterey. Is Sebastian Vizcaino was born and extra min to Spain in 1548 he was born into a rich family emergency later and his life he became a Spanish merchant / adventure he is mainly famous for mapping out and naming many of the places along coastline but he is also famous for being named General of the manilla galleons. Sebastian Vizcaino was born in 1548 and extra min to Spain he was born into a very rich family of merchants. He married Magdalena Martinez orejon in 1590 and had 3 kids, juan who was born in 1591, Lorenzo was born in 1592, and Anna who was born in 1593.
There were many historians that I could have chosen for my NHD topic, but I decided to go with Cristopher Columbus. Many of the reason was because if it were not for him we would not have a Complete Country. Although there was a claim that he did not there are some reasons why though. All these problems, claims, and questions that you might ask will be in my NHD paper.